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Corespondent

One of two or more parties against whom a lawsuit is commenced. A person named with others who must answer claims alleged in a bill, petition, or libel in a judicial proceeding. An individual who is accused of Adultery with another's spouse being sued for Divorce on that ground and who thereby becomes a defendant in the action.

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As expected, fees and points for wholesale and corespondent production were lower than those for retail channels, averaging 37 and 21 basis points, respectively.
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526, 528 (1879) (disbarring a New York lawyer who had played the part of the corespondent in a divorce case).
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Profesor, Catedra Psihiatrie si Narcologie, Universitatea de Stat de Medicina si Farmacie "Nicolae Testemitanu", Chisinau, Republica Moldova; Membru corespondent al Academiei de Stiinte a Republicii Moldova
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